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Chipz needs a retirement home

Good day world, my name is Chipz. Im not a youngster anymore and life has handed me a few lemons but I am here, I am stronger than before and I am ready for my new chapter to start. I am 90% blind so that does cause some complications for me. I do get along […]

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Treating Flea Allergies in Dogs

Treating Flea Allergies in Dogs Dogs get itches when bitten by fleas. This is a normal reaction to fleabites. But there are many dogs that develop allergies to fleabites (yes, dogs have allergies too). Flea allergies could make your dog miserable to the point of concern.    And when you visit a vet, they tell […]

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Little golden oldies at Dogtown

Please help us to find homes for these 3 little golden oldies at DogtownSA. All three of these little golden oldies are social with other dogs and they are cat friendly too! Please help us to share their appeals so that we can find homes for them. Mowgli and Milo were surrendered together and we […]

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How To Accommodate a Pet-Owning Patronage

How To Accommodate a Pet-Owning Patronage  By Mary Jane Gallagher The race is always on for restaurateurs who want to capture a more cosmopolitan crowd and with the growing number of pet owners in South Africa, a dog-friendly restaurant is the way to go. Studies show that South Africans spend around R300 to R600 million on […]

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Medusa needs a new beginning

Looking for a fantastic home for Medusa, only the best will do! She is a cuddle bug of note, loves people of all shapes and sizes. Medusa is only 4 years old and gets along well with other dogs. Please contact me if you think you have what it takes to give this stunning girl […]

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How to Stop Fido from Damaging Your Antiques

How to Stop Fido from Damaging Your Antiques By Mary-Jane Gallagher  Some of the most valuable antiques ever sold include a Pinner Qing Dynasty vase for $80.2 million and Leonardo Da Vinci’s Codex Leicester, which fetched $30.8 million. Can you imagine having one of these beauties and seeing it knocked over by your energetic pooch?  […]

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It’s raining puppies!

It is raining puppies at Dogtown. These cuties are ready to be snatched up – they are probably going to be medium sized when fully grown, please get in touch asap so you can add some puppy love to your family  adopt@dogtownsa.org / 076 044 1979

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Santa Clause is Coming to Dogtown

O! You better watch out! You better not cry Better not pout I’m telling you why Santa Claus is coming to town Hey Townies Before you, all head off onto your Christmas breaks and enjoy your time with your loved ones. Please, can you spare a thought for the dogs in our centre that have […]

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Dogs On Holiday: Prioritising Safety For Calm And Happy Travel

Dogs On Holiday: Prioritising Safety For Calm And Happy Travel By Mary-Jane Gallagher There are 3,300 pet-friendly Airbnb listings in South Africa, and taking your dog on holiday with you is becoming increasingly plausible. Travelling with your best friend is straightforward, but it requires some forward planning to make sure he’s safe and comfortable for the whole […]

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Want to Work With Dogs? Here’s How To Get Started

Want to Work With Dogs? Here’s How To Get Started By Mary-Jane Gallagher   In South Africa, the number of dogs is currently at an estimated 9.2 million and growing rapidly, according to statistics by Insight Survey. Since the dog population is so large, it has created multiple dog-related career opportunities that are not only lucrative […]

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